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Worcester Armorial Saucer Dish


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Dates Circa 1758
Dimensions
20.00cm diameter (7.87 inches diameter)
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description A fine and rare Worcester armorial saucer dish, painted with the arms of Viscount Howe of Langer:

The service was probably made for Richard Howe, 4th Viscount (8 March 1726 – 5 August 1799)

Azure on a bend sinister, out of a ducal coronet or a plume of five feathers.
The decoration consists of scattered floral sprays in mauve. The arms are painted in a rococo mauve frame, which has a spray of scarlet pimpernel emerging from it on each side.